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churchhill's funeral in 1965. representing the united states alone will be president obama, george bush, and president carter, making up one of the most prestigious flights in the world. more than 90 leaders will plan to attend nelson mandela's memorial tuesday in johannesburg. inside air force one, george bush, former first lady clinton, the president and chelsea are flying in and linking up with the rest of the club tomorrow. president george h.w. bush who has been in poor health for sometime will not be making the trip. together they're set for an almost 20-hour flight, even though there is only one bed on board. >> air force one is a very intimate setting. so that is a place where you can have quieter conversations. once you get to the massive events it is very hard to have a real conversation. >> these long flight, believe it or not, can forge friendships. in 1981, president reagan could not attend the funeral of anwar sadat. 25 years later, jimmy carter eulogized his long-time friend. >> for our nation, i want to thank my predecessor. >> later, president george bush and clinton were fi
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congressional office and an economist for president bush, and from the economic adviser forces president obama. what's the good stuff here? >> well, i think, look. the unemployment rate went down. because they created a lot of jobs. it is the third or fourth month in a row that we've had better than expected and so it is coming in pretty solid. i wonderful get too, too juiced up about it. i mean, it is better than it was expected but it is about average. it is in the range of $2 to 2.5 million a year which is pretty good but we want better than that. >> austin has a point. unemployment is at a five-year low. the number and trends seem positive. this is good news, right? is there a dark cloud behind that silver lining? >> no. on the one handled, this is good news, a month where jobs went up. unemployment went down and inside we saw wages grow and hours grow and part time work fall. all good. it is like having one of austin's students, c after c after c. second semester their junior year, they ace a quiz. still a c student. we have a c student on our hands. >> is that really the case? let'